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Sep 5, 2012 10:00am PDT
jim clyburn and kal penn. and the daily fix. but first, flashback, 1984. the congressman -- the congresswoman from queens accepts. >> ladies and gentlemen of the convention, my name is geraldine ferraro. i stand before you to proclaim tonight america is the land where dreams can come true for all of us. >> this is "andrea mitchell reports" live from charlotte only on msnbc. humans -- even when we cross our t's and dot our i's, we still run into problems. namely, other humans. which is why, at liberty mutual insurance, auto policies come with new car replacement and accident forgiveness if you qualify. see what else comes standard at liberty mutual insurance. responsibility. what's your policy? haters best get to bloggin' ♪ in it ♪ so hot right now d esigthneatr ♪ our ♪ sunglasses be foggin' ♪ this crowd is classic ♪ so we play 'em like rachmaninoff ♪ ♪ just hooked 'em up with score alerts ♪ ♪now we're about to set it off ♪set it off like a score alert ♪ beep beep what? ♪if you set your phone to vibrate ♪ ♪ then it might ale
Sep 5, 2012 7:00am PDT
a youtube programming with kal penn. that's where they get the information and transfer the information back to the parents. while the spanish speaking media is important, to get to the latino vote you have to speak in english but in issues we care about. >> interesting we saw kal penn make that vote register last night. >> it may be more of a red carpet question than a political one. who are you rariwearing? she was in reese last night, offset by a pair of j crew heels. it was her arms that got so much attention yet again. [ male announcer ] research suggests the health of our cells plays a key role throughout our entire lives. ♪ one a day men's 50+ is a complete multi-vitamin designed for men's health concerns as we age. ♪ it has more of seven antioxidants to support cell health. that's one a day men's 50+ healthy advantage. to support cell health. we believe small things can make a big difference.e, like how a little oil from here can be such a big thing in an old friend's life. we discovered that by blending enhanced botanical oils into our food, we can help brighten an old dog's min
Sep 5, 2012 9:00am PDT
night. kal penn was really good and people mentioned specific things, in fact, specific people. i don't think they can keep this up. we only have three days, right? still, i don't think they can keep this up for all three days. >> well, you have bill clinton tonight so if there's anybody that can sort of be the tent pole here, it is certainly the former president. >> it's bill clinton forced to speak in less than three and a half hours. it will be the good bill clinton. >> presumably he will be speaking for shorter than several hundreds of minutes. i want to go back to our panel in new york and talk about the other speakers last night. julian castro may be the inheritor to the throne, he's the first hispanic official to give a keynote address at a democratic national convention. he has, much like the president, a very compelling personal story. let's hear a little bit of sound about him talking about the expectations in his family and his own roots. >> my mother fought hard for civil rights so that instead of a mop, i could hold this microphone. >> the interesting thing, we were talki
Sep 5, 2012 9:00pm PDT
like only in america can you do something like that. >> kal penn, thank you so much. there you have it, anderson, maybe we'll see kal penn serving in a second obama term if there is one. >> thanks very much. >>> i want to check in with erin burnett and tom foreman for a cnn fact check based on some of the things president clinton said during his speech. >> there were lots of numbers in here, some of them accurate, some of them not. but obviously, bill clinton's administration, you know, it's amazing. it's not just democrats that look back at him with great fondness, it's republicans, it's republicans. they say, this guy was great, he's amazing in his ability to reinvent. a lot of people big fans of his. it touched democrats because of his economic record. they look at the job growth, good times, internet boom. the challenge tonight is for democrats to encourage voters to see similarities with president obama. to say, look -- >> well, steering them away from the problems, obviously. >> you're like clinton. >> yeah, exactly, but not too much. and that's what they tried to do tonight. lis
Sep 6, 2012 1:00am PDT
in america can you do something like that. >> kal penn, thank you so much. there you have it, anderson, who knows, maybe we'll be seeing kal penn serving in a second obama term if there is one. >> thanks very much. >>> i want to check in with erin burnett and tom foreman for a cnn fact check on the economy now, the economy based on sme of things president clinton said during his speech. tom? >> there were lots of numbers in here, some of them accurate, some of them not. but obviously, bill clinton's administration, you know, it's amazing. it's not just democrats that look back at him with great fondness, it's republicans, it's republicans. they say, this guy was great, he's amazing in his ability to re-invent. a lot of people big fans of his. it touched democrats because of his economic record. they look at the job growth, good times, internet boom. that makes them remember good times. the challenge tonight is for democrats to encourage voters to see similarities with president obama. to say, look -- >> well, steering them away from the problems, obviously. >> you're like clinton. >> yeah,
Sep 4, 2012 11:00am PDT
the president is set to take the stage. kal penn will serve as host hope' has more energy. -- hope he has a little more energy. >> sweet, sweet weather. >>> good news sfo flight arrival delays are over. clouds starting to retreat back to the coast. good morning emeryville towards the coast where the clouds break up a little during the afternoon. doppler 7 hd spinning around and it is still dry but we may have mist hanging around the air tomorrow thick clouds come back for the morning commute right now socked in along the coast. temperatures running in the 50s around san rafael, san francisco4@ half moon bay everybody else in the 60s far east fairfield, antioch and livermore, low to mid 70s itch today afternoon sunshine, cloudy and cool again tonight thunderstorm chance in tomorrow's forecast. today mid to upper 80s south bay could reach 90 los gatos peninsula mid 80s palo alto drop to 75 millbrae. low 60s even upper 50s along the coast mid 60s downtown to 67 south san francisco, 72 in sausalito low to mid 80s north bay valleys upper 50s to low 60s at your beaches. mid 70s to mid 80s from
Sep 5, 2012 10:00pm PDT
's right. i'm here with kal penn, he's a former member of the obama administration and a famous actor. you were actually written off the hit tv show "house" so you could go work in the office of public engagement, to be a liaison for young americans. that's what you're doing for the campaign. how does the president reignite the enthusiasm with young voters? >> he's had offices in different places, a lot of organizers have been working on stuff. i think now what we've seen, in our youth events, you have a lot of young folks that made a lot of promises to their friends, why should you register to vote? why should you care? they're seeing the fruits of that, friends are home from iraq, pell grants are doubled. and college is more affordable. the president wants a second term. >> a little bit of pressure on you, you're in charge of the live stream that goes out from the campaign, and this is key, because this is where a lot of those people, the 65,000 people that don't get to see the president now, since he's not speaking at b of a stadium, they're going to be watching you. are you feeling the
Sep 7, 2012 10:00pm PDT
last had some celebrities of its own. yes, kal penn, scarlet johansson, and eva lone longoria were there but there were real celebrities like elizabeth warren and our very own jennifer granholm. >> it was a highly inconvenient thing in our debate. i was just a country boy from arkansas and i came from a place where people still thought two plus two was still four. it's arithmetic. [applause] we simply cannot afford to give the reins of government to someone who will double down on trickle downtown. >> eliot: a classic bill clinton moment. double down on trickle down. joining me now for his weekly visit, current tv host john john to review the week that was brilliant bill clinton, but who was the real winner of the week. >> the real winner of the granholm of the great state of michigan. >> eliot: indeed. let's take a quick look at the brilliance of her performance. >> in colorado the auto rescue saved more than 9,000 jobs. in virginia, virginia, more than 19,000 jobs. in north carolina, 29,000 jobs. in wisconsin wisconsin, 28,000 jobs. in pennsylvania 34,000 jobs. in florida 35,000
Sep 3, 2012 8:00am PDT
of that programming, actor c kal penn, will lead an online panel. one star not on the list, but getting the social media campaign to be there is betty white, a facebook petition has close to 20,000 likes, but the buzz winner so far, that is the obama campaign's this seat is taken post. it was retweeted over 50,000 time, and the president's second-most retweeted post ever. romney's top tweet is this one, repeated 4900 times. romney's followers also just hit a major milestone. over 1 million. by contrast, thomas, the president's twitter account has over 19 million. >>> wasn't it facebook that got betty white to snl? >> that's right. >>> richard thank you so much with the digital deets. and he'll be with us to break down what we're watching. seek us out at hashtag msnbc. >>> a new e-book claims the former navy s.e.a.l. who wrote a tell-all book when the raid broke the unit's code of silence because of, quote, bad blood with his former unit. tonight msnbc will air a documentary on president obama, and talks about how that hist y historic event played. >> it would require invading pakistan's sovereign
Sep 4, 2012 11:00am PDT
san antonio mayor julian castro talk to young voters, actor kal penn, they want folks to come out and vote in november. >> looks like a lot of excitement already behind you. we will expect in with you later. >>> besides the first lady, high profile women will take the stage tonight in charlotte. they include the first woman to reach the rank of three star general in the army. lieu teenant general claudia kennedy. president of the national abortion league nancy keenan and lilly ledbetter. former communications director for rick santorum's campaign, hogan getly and chris cofinas. ann, i will start off with you, not because you are the woman here, but because i want to. michelle obama certainly effective in many ways, there is no doubt you will be an effective speaker to night. we know she plans to talk a lot about the president and coming from the single mother, how do you think that that will work with the audience and the larger part, the independent women who may be unsure about the future? >> it is interesting. you have seen democrats make a play for women and michelle obama is
Sep 5, 2012 6:00am EDT
in the party and actor kal penn. >> my favorite job was having a boss who gave the order to take out bin laden and who is cool with all of us getting gay married. so thank you, invisible man in the chair. >> reporter: president obama arrives here in charlotte later today. he will be normally nominated tonight for the first time by appear ex-president and that is bill clinton who is tonight's headliner. >> thank you. >>> our national debt has now topped the $16 trillion mark for the first time ever. more than $5 trillion have come since president obama took office. he wants to bring the deficit down by racing tax on people making over $250,000 and budget cuts. but the congressional budget opposite found the budget would add $6.4 trillion over the next four years. >> i can't imagine that much. >> we'll never know. >> we're warm and huge toyed start your day. going be for another hot affect. but hang in there, we'll transition to slightly drier air and eventually cooler air as we get into the weekend. >> hint of fall. >> hint of fall in the seven- day forecast. no hints of fall out there this mor
Sep 6, 2012 12:35am PDT
in the night actor kal penn told viewers to use the twitter hash tag "sexy face" when talking about his speech. which got weird when bill clinton was like [ as clinton ] "there goes the first line of my speech." actually, president obama's speech at the dnc has been moved inside to the time warner arena, due to weather concerns. you can tell it's time warner, cause obama will give the speech two weeks from friday, between the hours of 12 and 4. [ laughter ] you guys, starbucks is working on a new plan to recycle old coffee grounds and turn them into laundry detergent. which explains why the snuggle bear hasn't slept in two straight weeks. [ laughter ] check this out. a farmer in germany accidentally planted a crop of marijuana, after thinking that he was growing sunflowers. yeah, the farmer said he was really surprised, you know, that the cops actually bought that story. [ laughter ] i mean, that's just kind of insane. they thought they were sunflowers. some big sports news. the yankees have blown a ten-game lead in the standings, and are now tied for first place. you can tell they're depresse
Sep 14, 2012 12:00am PDT
, live streamed-- meaning broadcast online-- the whole convention hosted by kal penn, the star of "harold and kumar." republicans put their feed on youtube, so it was a way of providing their followers, their fans an alternative way of viewing the events. >> warner: did they try to shape what people saw or since they were live streamd? >> on the democratic piece it was commentary and a round table afterwards. they said very nice things about obama and bill clinton. >> and some of it was funny and funny and it wasn't serious. >> and a lot of media people were live streaming as well. the daily beast did it at pbs. it's a new television, in a way. >> warner: and were there regular, i assume, tweets? >> sure. it was a very robust time i found it interesting that twitter and facebook were both present and huge display monitors showing how many tweets and wear where the peak of the tweets were depending on the speeches and it was very popular. >> 16 million convention related tweets shattering previous records. >> warner: so what would we be prepared for in these final seven and a half weeks? >
Sep 5, 2012 2:00am PDT
house, kal penn firing up the crowd at the democratic convention and using some lingo that the kids will probably love. >> so before i close, and as i wonder which twitter hashtags you'll start using when i'm done talking, hashtag sexy face, i ask all of you young people to join me. you don't even have to put pants on. go to and register right there. you know what? the oldies out there, you guys can do it, too. >> the oldies out there. that's going to go over well. >> i don't know how it played at home. actually, i have to tell you, the crowd did not seem that into it. there weren't the huge laughs you might expect from kal penn. >> that's because they always expect him to be super over the top. >>> the new green lantern is an arab-american muslim. dc comic's debuting simon baz, lebanese-american hero from dearborn, michigan. nearly half of dearborn's population is arab-american. he shares the same background as the writer. the relaunched green lantern series. he's not the first muslim comic hero. marvel has dust, a young afghan woman, part of the x-men series
Sep 4, 2012 7:00am PDT
] >> kal penn. [ laughter ] >> did you know kumar used to work at the obama white house? well, on thursday, actor kal penn is hosting the democrats' web screen coverage of the convention, so the president decided to send him a message in that white house video. welcome back, everybody, to "cbs this morning." >> when barack obama won north carolina in 2008, it was the first time in 32 years that voters here chose a democrat for president. the winning margin was just 14,000 votes. >> well, the latest polls in the state show this year's race is also close. republican pollster frank luntz met with a focus group of swing voters in north carolina, and here's what some of them had to say. >> how many of you voted for barack obama in 2008, raise your hand. a whole lot of people in this room. raise your hands, who had anxiety sleeping in the last year? what was it? >> am i going to be able to keep my job? i was laid off last year and didn't have a job for four months. >> were you afraid that the phone could ring or the boss could come down? >> yes. every day i live with that. >> who here has either
Sep 4, 2012 6:00am PDT
on this. and i'll see you then. >> who is that? is sounded intense. >> the president. >> sweet. >> kal penn hosts the -- >> this is the first time the democratic convention has involved live stream coverage. yeah, right. oh, boy. penn's live web cast will apparently involve a hollywood heavy lineup including singer marc anthony, elizabeth banks, olivia wild, fran drescher, along with obama campaign officials. so a lot going on there. i'm sorry. i love harold and kumar movies. and so that just cracks me up. >> you know, i was reading this morning, it's michelle obama who is the one that's hip at the white house. i wonder if she had a hand in making that happen. but -- >> i'm sure. >> i also heard there is a campaign to get betty white involved, as well? i'm a big fan of this. >> yeah, me too. and who doesn't want betty white involved in whatever they're doing, right? but the big question is, can she be the democrats' clint eastwood? there is a growing online drive to get the beloved betty, who is a supporter of the president, to speak at the dnc this week. fans want the 90-year-old actr
Sep 6, 2012 6:00am PDT
. >>> and tomorrow morning on "starting point," political activist and actor kal penn will join us. beau biden. steve israel. illinois governor pat quinn will join us as well. from the romney camp, we'll talk to texas senator kay baill iley hutchis hutchison. that is all ahead tomorrow. >>> "cnn newsroom" begins right now. >>> happening now in the newsroom, life of the party. bill clinton making the case to keep president obama in office. one headline summing up what a lot are saying about last night, the big dog shows how it's done. >> their number one priority was not to put america back to work. it was to put the president out of work. i hate to break it to you. but we're going to keep president obama on the job. >> this morning, we ask can clinton's magic put barack obama back in the white house? the price of politics. a new bob woodward bombshell alleging infighting. obama and boehner. one quote, it was increasingly clear that no one was running washington. >>> plus, the dnc up against mtv. the vmas are tonight. from the network that spearheaded the rock the vote campaign, are they shooting them
Sep 4, 2012 7:00am EDT
was that? >> the president. >> sweet. [ laughter ] >> kal penn who hosts kumar hosting an online celebrity panel at the convention on thursday. it is 8:05, you're up to date. another check with al of the weather. >> wow, that's pretty cool. thanks so much, natalie. girls weekend. >> what happens in new york stay in new york? >> absolutely. >> okay. a wink is as good as an eye. let's see what we have for you. we've got a couple of systems out here, especially the ones we're watching tropical storm leslie, 545 miles south southeast of bermuda. threaten bermuda but such a big storm it will probably cause damaging rip currents and high waves along the eastern seaboard. later this week, look for more showers and thunderstorms in the southeast. the cold front more rain upper midwest, chicago, down into st. louis. a beautiful day along the west coast, 87 in lal, 76 in seattle. wet weather humid on into new england with scattered showers and thunderstorms through at good morning. it is a born and humid start for us. we will see some thunderstorms develop this >> and that's your latest weather. mr.
Sep 5, 2012 7:00am EDT
. so thank you invisible man in the chair. >> reporter: kal penn poking fun at clint eastwood's speak at the republican national convention last week. paul ryan will be back in iowa talk about the economy the second day of a two-day blitz in the hawkeye state. mitt romney is still laying low at his new england vacation home. >>> closesser to home democrat rob krupicka is the runaway winner at the virginia house of delegates. when the results are certified he will replace david england who resigned after having an extramarital affair. >>> maryland flash at half- staff in honor of an edgewater navy seal who will be buried today. special warfare operator petty officer first class patrick feeks died last month in a helicopter crash in afghanistan. his funeral will be held today at the fort myer memorial chapel. afterwards he will be interred at arlington national cemetery. >>> a prince george's county police officer is facing charges after allegedly lying about a confrontation with a suspect that led to gunfire. corporal donald taylor told his supervisors that 19-year-old ryan dorm was ag
Sep 4, 2012 4:00pm PDT
for you. vote. thank you very much. >> actor kal penn, former associate director in the white house office of public engagement, i would say you don't even have to put your pants on no matter what he suggests, we're getting very close to the keynote speaker tonight. the '04 convention in boston, the keynote speaker was an illinois state senator named barack obama, then just 42 years old. mr. obama deliver his red states, blue states, united states classic an the rest is history. alex? >> thanks, rachel. tonight, julian castro will become the first latino to deliver the prime time keynote address. at just 37 years old, it is an understatement to say he's a rising star in the party. he's been called a democratic answer to marco rubio, while some have likened his personal story to that of president obama. >> we believe the real emergency is getting more students across the graduation stage. we believe that veterans who risk their lives for us shouldn't have to come home and fight for their own livelihoods here. we believe that a woman's right to privacy is an individual liberty, not a politic
Sep 4, 2012 10:00pm PDT
from marine corps training that's change. and we can't turn back now. >> that was actor kal penn who led some star power to the first night, at the democratic national convention here in charlotte. i'm joined by three members of the creative coalition who are here to advocate for funding for the arts one thing that governor romney will not do, he'll cut it. actor patricia arquette, john leguizamo and the chief executive officer -- i love that power -- of the creative coalition. first of all, what did you make of tonight's rollout by the democrats, the choreographer, the music, the rhetoric, what did you make of it? >> it's very exciting. i have never been to a convention before. it was very exciting to be here. >> this is one of the best nights. i have been to about 50 of them. i'll be -- >> it was electrifying. >> since 1960, i have been going to these things. this is the best opening night i have seen. you sir? >> i loved tonight. i was so moved. everything they said, i think they moved it forward, answered questions pending in the air. i was moved to tears many, many times. >> yea
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